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R.I.P.: ‘Respected’ actor and ‘beloved friend’ Meshach Taylor dead


He is probably best known for his work on the long running CBS sitcom “Designing Women,” but Meshach Taylor has a long list of movie and television credits, most recently on “Criminal Minds” with longtime friend Joe Mantegna. His agent reports that the 67 year old actor passed away at his home in California after a long struggle with cancer.





12 Celebrity #TBT Photos You May Have Missed This Week

Mariah Carey back in the ’90s kicks off this week’s #Throwback Thursday.

1. Mariah Carey took us back to her Butterfly era with this shot from the album’s liner notes.

2. While Paul McCartney took us back to 2008, when he hung out with Rihanna at the Brit Awards.

3. Barbra Streisand remembered her friend Donna Summer.

4. Amy Schumer shared this super-cute photo of herself as a toddler.

5. Katie Holmes looked oh-so-late-’90s in her denim overalls shorts.

6. Iman once did a photo shoot looking like a fierce Morticia Addams in the mid-’90s.

7. Rob Lowe, once again, reminded us that he has not aged since the early ’80s.

8. Meanwhile Jared Leto reminded us what he looks like without his long ombre hair.

Too much pressure. #NFTO #tbt

— JaredLeto (@JARED LETO)

9. Elizabeth Berkley paid tribute to her iconic character Nomi Malone in Showgirls.

10. Awesomeness: Soleil Moon Frye celebrated her 12th birthday with Johnny Depp.

11. Gisele Bündchen shared this photo of herself and husband, Tom Brady, on their wedding day.

12. And finally, Alyssa Milano bravely shared this ad — that reminded all of us that she and Jason Bateman once hosted The Ice Capades with Mr. Belevdere.

‘Ugh’: Andy Levy unhappy with Chris Martin/ Jennifer Lawrence coupling


The entertainment world was shaken when Coldplay singer Chris Martin and actress Gwyneth Paltrow mutually decided to “consciously uncouple.” News that Martin is now dating actress Jennifer Lawrence has “Red Eye” ombudsman Andy Levy saying “ugh.”


Let’s all keep cool heads and monitor the situation.



White House remembers Grand Canyon Park anniversary in predictable way [pic]


Just because we’ve become accustomed to the White House Twitter feed inserting pictures of President Obama in tweets that are supposedly honoring anniversaries and birthdays of people, places and things otherwise unrelated to the president doesn’t mean they ever cease to amuse:


Why break precedent?


The metaphor of the backdrop might have made it a little more appropriate for Obama to appear in the photo:



Rep. Keith Ellison deleted retweet: ‘hell yeah benihana up in this bitch’


That retweet, from the Twitter account belonging to Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., was posted yesterday then deleted after just 25 seconds. The tweet was originally posted by Michael Hudson, who claims he is the nephew of musician Slash:


The image and deleted tweet can be viewed at Politwoops.

‘FTW!’ Blanchett scores at SAGs with McConaughey mock, shade-throwing


Yes, it was.

Actress Cate Blanchett first hit the red carpet at the SAG Awards in style.


And gave a winning and witty response on the red carpet.



Blanchett then took home the award for Best Actress for her role in “Blue Jasmine.”


Her acceptance speech scored. First, she threw a little shade at Matthew McConaughey. As Twitchy reported, his acceptance speech Saturday night baffled and sparked “what is he smoking?” snickers.


Yep, hilarious.

But Blanchett wasn’t done shade-throwing!


Triple win for Ms. Blanchett.


‘WTF just happened?’ Matthew McConaughey’s snicker-worthy #SAGAwards speech baffles

Rita Moreno, 82, takes victory lap, drops F-bomb at SAG Awards [Vine]

‘Jared Leto’s hair should really win something’; Actor’s hair dazzles at SAG Awards

Screen Actors Guild misses chance to push Obamacare

‘Best awards show accessory ever’: Anna Gunn’s ‘Breaking Bad’ clutch impresses

‘WTH happened to James Woods?’ Fans wonder what’s up with conservative actor


In October, Twitchy reported that fans wondered what had happened to James Woods during his ten-day absence from Twitter. Now, we’re almost at the two-month mark without a Twitter peep from the conservative actor and Twitchy favorite.


You’re not alone. Woods’ last tweet was on Oct. 17.


It’s nice to be missed:


Woods didn’t tweet an announcement before going Twitter silent. Is he just busy with his new project?


Woods is the host and executive producer of “Futurescape,” which debuted on the Science Channel on Nov. 19.


While his patriotism, humor and biting political commentary are missed on Twitter, many people are enjoying the new series.



Warrior vs. commander in chief: Wounded hero’s moving salute reminds James Woods of Obama pic

Tolerance! James Woods: I was blocked from job due to politics (Bonus Barrycade-slamming pics)

‘My country first’: James Woods doesn’t ‘expect to work again’ after brutally honest criticism of Obama

‘For the record’: James Woods explains why he’s giving up on the MSM and sticking to Twitter

Actress Caroline Rhea: ‘James Woods is an abomination’; Update: Tweet deleted, Woods responds

‘Die old man’: Libs spew hate at truth-teller James Woods, wish death on Tea Party; Woods takes them on [pic]

Flashback: James Woods supports (Senator) Obama’s brave debt limit stance

James Woods, Ken Wahl: ‘Silent no longer!’ Wahl: More ‘closeted’ conservatives will come out

Full Twitchy coverage of actor James Woods

You’ll Never Believe The Deadly Secret These Celebs Have In Common. #5, Wow. I Had No Idea.

You’ve seen their films, cheered for their team, bought their album, and read their words…but you might not know that each of these famous faces have one thing in common: they all have someone else’s blood on their hands. Whether caused by carelessness or violent tempers, the following celebrities are responsible for the deaths of others. I am still in shock.

1. Matthew Broderick: While vacationing in Ireland with then-girlfriend Jennifer Grey in 1987, the actor drove the wrong direction and struck an oncoming vehicle. Both the driver and passenger died as a result of their injuries.

2. Howard Hughes: In 1936, Hughes struck a man with his car but was never subject to any charges against him following a small investigation.

3. Brandy: The singer was involved in the 2006 freeway pile-up that resulted in the death of Awatef Aboudihaj.

4. Ted Kennedy: In 1969, the senator drove his car off a bridge near Martha’s Vineyard. Though he was able to swim to safety, his passenger Mary Jo Kopechne drowned.

5. Laura Bush: While in high school, the former First Lady failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with another car, killing her classmate Michael Dutton Douglas.

6. Dog the Bounty Hunter: He is banned from entering the UK following an incident in 1976 where he was present at the murder of Jerry Oliver for which he served 18-months of a 5-year sentence.

7. Aaron Hernandez: The former New England Patriots tight end is currently awaiting trial following the death of his friend, Odin Lloyd, who was found shot to death near Hernandez’ home.

8. Charles S. Dutton: When the actor was 17 he got into a fight with another man and killed him. He spent 7 years in prison.

9. Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle: A prominent actor in the silent film era, his career suffered after the death and apparent rape of a woman found in his hotel room.

10. William S. Burroughs: The author shot and killed his wife during a drunken evening of playing “William Tell.”

11. Keith Moon: The energetic drummer for The Who accidentally struck and killed his bodyguard while trying to escape fans at a pub in 1970.

12. John Landis: The director was acquitted of involuntary manslaughter charges after an accident on the set of The Twilight Zone movie caused the death of actor Vic Morrow and two child actors. However, he gave $2 million to each of the children’s families.

13. Don King: The boxing promotor was the cause of TWO separate deaths. First, in self defense when a man broke into his gambling operation. The second landed him a second-degree murder conviction after stomping an employee to death who owed him $600.

14. Johnny Lewis: In 2012, the ‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor fell to his death after breaking into the home of and killing an elderly woman.

15. Christian Brando: Marlon’s son plead guilty to manslaughter after he shot and killed his sister’s boyfriend, though he claimed it was an accident.

16. Vince Neil: The Motley Crue singer spent only 15 days in jail after a drunk driving accident caused the death of his passenger and brain damage to those in the other car.

17. Salman Khan: The Bollywood actor is currently facing charges of culpable homicide after driving his car into a bakery in 2002, resulting in the death of 1 patron and the injury of 3 others.

18. Lead Belly: Notorious for his bad temper, the blues legend once killed one of his relatives when the two men were fighting over a woman.

19. John Huston: The legendary writer/director struck and killed a woman with his car in 1933. No charges were ever pressed against him.

20. J.R. Smith: The New York Knicks player was charged with vehicular manslaughter in 2007 after failing to stop at a stop sign led to the death of his passenger. He plead guilty, but only served 24 days of his 90 day prison sentence.

21. Rebecca Gayheart: Convicted of vehicular manslaughter after striking a 9 year old, who later died of his injuries, with her car in 2001.

22. Michael Massee: The actor was the one who pulled the flawed prop-gun that led to the accidental death of Brandon Lee while on the set of ‘The Crow.’

23. Lane Garrison: The ‘Prison Break’ actor plead guilty to vehicular manslaughter after a drunk driving accident caused the death of his passenger.

24. Oliver Stone: The director was enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war and killed several enemy soldiers.

25. Sid Vicious: Punk rocker Sid Vicious had a notoriously tempestuous relationship with his girlfriend Nancy Spungeon who was found stabbed to death in the hotel room they shared. He died of a drug overdose before the trial could begin.

26. Robert Blake: In 2002, Blake was acquitted of charges after his wife was shot to death, but the actor was still found liable of wrongful death in a civil lawsuit.

27. Phil Spector: The legendary music producer was put on trial in 2003 following the death of Lana Clarkson and found guilty in 2009, currently serving a 19 years-to-life sentence.

28. Oscar Pistorius: The four-time Paralympics gold medal winner and double-amputee is currently on trial for shooting his girlfriend to death in 2013. The athlete claims to have thought she was an intruder.

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Marie Claire mag skewered for absurd jab at Candace Cameron Bure


As Twitchy reported, actress Candace Cameron Bure responded to feminist attacks on her marriage with a kick-ass photo.


In her book, Bure writes, “I chose to fall into a more submissive role in our relationship because I wanted to do everything in my power to make my marriage and family work.”

Keyword: “Chose.”

Bure embraces the biblical definition of “submissive” and said, “It is not weakness. It’s strength under control. It’s bridled strength.” That’s a choice that doesn’t get the stamp of approval from the supposedly “pro-choice” Left.

As we noted on Wednesday, this tweet from “women’s magazine” Marie Claire was among the feminist freak-outs.


A billion!!111!!eleventy!!11!

Marie Claire followed up that tweet with this one:


Candace Cameron Bure is setting women back “approximately a billion years” by determining what works best for her family, but “Girls” actress Lena Dunham? #GoGirl! Predictable.


Pass the barf bag and take a look at some of the other things that really “matter to women,” as determined by Marie Claire.


Last but not least, a retweet of Planned Parenthood:


Marie Claire as an arbiter of what’s good for women? What. A. Joke.


Animal Lovers Are REALLY Unhappy With This Celeb Fashion Trend

Every season, there’s some bizarre new celebrity fashion trend. We thought we’d seen it all — until Gucci released a pair of shoes that has animal rights activists everywhere hopping mad.

And when I say “hopping,” I mean it. Gucci showed off the shoes at Milan Fashion Week, and they’ve quickly become the must-have item for celebrities. What’s so bad about them, you ask?

The loafers are lined with fur — kangaroo fur, to be exact.

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No one likes to think about a kangaroo dying for a pair of loafers, but that hasn’t stopped celebs from wearing them.


Dr. Daniel Ramp of the University of Technology Sydney told the Daily Mail that “using kangaroo fur to produce fashion footwear is exploitation, especially since populations are in decline. The killing of these animals is inhumane, there is collateral damage and kangaroo culling has a large social cost on the remaining families and their young. Kangaroos are not objects — they are highly intelligent social animals.”

British model Alexa Chung was spotted wearing them at Milan Fashion Week, as you can see below. Other fans of the footwear include Sienna Miller, Kendall Jenner, and Dakota Johnson.

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The loafers are popular with men, too. From fashion editor Simone Marchetti…

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…to Tom Hiddleston in a recent Gucci photo shoot, everyone seems to want in on this trend.

So, what do you think? Would you wear these shoes? Let us know in the comments!

Personally, my feet are sweating just looking at them.